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Differential diagnosis of abdominal masses in children
Ki Woong Sung
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;51(8):787-791.   Published online August 15, 2008
Enlargement of organs or other solid tissues usually presents as an abdominal mass. Often, abdominal masses in children are found by an unsuspected parent or by a physician during a routine examination. Most masses have no specific signs or symptoms. Abdominal masses in children require immediate attention. History and physical examination may provide clues to the diagnosis. Ultrasound examination is...
Original Article
The Efficacy of Fetal Ultrasonography and Postnatal Abdominal Ultrasonography for the Diagnosis of Neonatal Abdominal Mass
Hee Eun Lee, Ee Kyung Kim, Hee Seok Kim, Yun Kyoung Lee, Chan Hwu Park, Kyung Ran Park, June Dong Park, Beyong Il Kim, Woong Heum Kim, Jung Hwan Choi, Gui Won Park, Hwang Choi, Yong Choi, Chong Ku Yun
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(3):299-306.   Published online March 15, 1998
Purpose : Most neonatal abdominal masses are benign in nature, but early detection and management is important to avoid the development of complications. So, we studied the causes of neonatal abdominal masses and the efficacy of ultrasonography for early detection and diagnosis. Methods : We reviewed 36 newborn infants with abdominal masses who had been admitted to the nursery and Neonatal...
Case Report
A Case of Tuberculous Mesenteric Lymphadenitis Clinically Presenting as Abdominal Mass
Seung Hee Mok, Soo Young Lim, Heui Jeong Kwon, In Sil Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(6):872-876.   Published online June 15, 1995
Tuberculosis may affect Iymphnodes of any part of the body as a primary infection or secondary to lymphatic or hematogenous dissemination. But the diagnosis of tuberculous mesenteric lymphadenitis is often difficult to establish, because symptoms and signs are often quite vague and laboratory and radiologic findings ard unhelpful. We have recently experienced a case of tuberculous mesenteric lymphadenitis clinically presenting as...
Original Article
Clinical review of abdominal masses in infants and children.
Dong A Lee, Woo Ryoung Lee, Jae Ock Park, Chang Hwi Kim, Sang Jhoo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(3):380-387.   Published online March 31, 1991
We reviewed 34 patients with palpable abdominal mass among 5,920 infants and children who admitted to the department of pediatrics of Soon Chun Hyang University from Jun. 1, 1986 to Aug. 31,1989. The results were as follows: 1) The incidence was 0.57% and the male: female ratio was 1:1.3. The mass was noted before 1 year of age in 23.5% of cases and under 5 years...
A Clinical Survey of Abdominal Masses in the Neonate.
Beyong Il Kim, Jung Hwan Choi, Chong Ku Yun
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(7):926-932.   Published online July 31, 1989
We reviewed 22 newborn patients with palpable abdominal mass among 9, 834 newborn infants admitted to nursery and NICU of Seoul Natinal University Children’s Hospital from Jan. 1, 1983 to Dec. 31, 1987. The results were summarized as follows: 1) The incidence was 2.2/1,000 admission. The difference of incidence was not significant between preterm infants and term infants. 2) The most common etiology of neonatal abdominal masses is...
Clinical Review of Abdominal Masses in Infant and Children .
Dong Hyun Choo, Chong Young Pakr, Sang Pok Suk, Jeong Kee Seo, Hyo Seop Ahn, Kwang Wook Ko
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1984;27(12):1202-1212.   Published online December 31, 1984
One hundred and ninety four patients who were admitted with the chief complaint of abdominal mass were reviewed. The result were as follows; 1) The common abdominal masses in infants and children were neuroblastoma, Wilms tumor, germ cell tumor, hydronephrosis and hepatoblastoma in decreasing order of frequency. Malignant tumors were 114 cases and benign tumors were 69 cases. 2) The male:female ratio was 110 : 84. In...
Case Report
A Case of Hepatic Hemangioendothelioma.
Ki Tae Kim, Heon Kyung Lee, Soon Yong Lee, Young Sik Park, Kil Hyun Kim, Yeon Soon Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1984;27(4):395-400.   Published online April 30, 1984
We experienced a case of hepatic hemangioendothelioma in a 21-day-old girl who had a large mass in the left upper quadrant of abdomen. The diagnosis was confirmed by laparatomy and histological finding. A review of the related literatures was also made.
A Case of Pancreatic Pseudocyst.
Tai Gyu Whang, Hyun Gi Jung, In Sun Park, Chul Ho Kim, Soon Yong Lee, Sang Hyo Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1983;26(2):165-169.   Published online February 28, 1983
We observed a case of pancreatic pseudocyst who was an 10 year-old girl with the chief complaints of intermittent abdominal pain and an abdominal mass in left upper quadrant. The cause of pancreatic pseudocyst was idiopathic, and the diagnosis was made by explor- ative laparatomy and biopsy. A brief review of literatures was made.
A Case of Congenital Choledochal Cyst.
Joon Ho Kim, Jung Ju Kim, Ko Chang Kim, Byung Yun Cheong, Won Jae Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1981;24(6):584-588.   Published online June 15, 1981
We experienced a case of congenital choledochal cyst in a 6 months old korean female infant with complaints of abdominal distension, jaundice, loose stool and a large mass of the abdomenin the right upper quadrant since about 3 months prior to admission. The diagnosis was confirmed by clinical symptoms and signs, physical examination, radiological findings and surgical findings. She was...
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